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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • THE TOY DEPARTMENT, 1913

Why You Shouldn't Hold A Chicken Up To Your Face

Why You Shouldn't Hold A Chicken Up To Your Face

My great-grandpa, George Gingerich, with a favorite chicken. Seconds after this photo was taken, the chicken pecked him in the eye and he had to wear a bandage for three months (he kept his sight).

Poor Guy!

My dog clawed me in the eye last December; the pain was worse than childbirth, which I had just experienced 2 months prior! Had to have eye surgery and my eye still hurts (will probably have to have another surgery soon) almost a year later. I can only imagine what a chicken claw feels like-ouch!

Exactly

" I feel like chicken, tonight, like chicken tonight..."

Dinner

After the poke in the eye, I guess it was an easy decision as to what to have for dinner.

after which time....

she was obviously no longer his favorite.

 
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